Sunderland target O’Shea is more than a Man Utd reserve

Man Utd defenders’ Premier League appearances in 2010-11…

Manchester United defenders’ Premier League appearances in 2010-11

Having been left suitably unimpressed by the likes of Paul McShane and Liam Miller, and with the jury still out on others like Fraizer Campbell, scepticism from [...]

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The Big Question

VOTE: Is John O’Shea really Barcelona material?

“Apparently, Barcelona want me… I know!” 

John O’Shea

The popular Spanish daily, Sport, has been busily speculating again about who might be drafted into the Nou Camp over the summer, with reports suggesting that Barcelona will be looking primarily for an attacking midfielder, a zippy player on [...]

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Must Try Harder

The Spoiler’s Average XI

Because not everyone can be the star of the show

Jeremie Aliadiere

For every Premiership star, there is a gaggle of decidedly average teammates skulking about in his shadows. These players are neither outstanding nor terrible, they are simply hard workers with a tendency to go about their job [...]

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The mystery of Rio Ferdinand’s black eye

Did the England captain get decked?

Rio’s blackeye

Rio Ferdinand turned up at Manchester Airport yesterday sporting a huge shiner on his left eye. His agent claimed he picked it up during the Aston Villa pummeling at the weekend, but John O’Shea was overheard asking him what had happened, [...]

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